Fri, 05 Jun, 2020
Sat, 29 Feb, 2020
He recalled the anecdote as it was announced that Jones, Dido, Diana Ross and Sinead O’Connor are among acts performing this summer at Live at the Marquee 2020.
Thu, 23 Jan, 2020
The stage version of Mrs Brown’s Boys is also coming to the venue, with three shows booked for June 12 and 13.
Leslie Dowdall is the former lead singer with In Tua Nua. Nowadays, as well as performing solo, she is a music teacher with Music Generation Wicklow.
Thu, 16 Jan, 2020
Despite quality offerings in an array of genres to cater to every taste, from hip-hop to electronica, musically, rock seemed to be having a moment on Saturday at Electric Picnic.
Sun, 01 Sep, 2019
Dave Grohl’s journey from the heartbreak of Nirvana and Kurt Cobain’s suicide to the stadium rock sunny uplands frequented by Foo Fighters is proof even the most anguishing stories can have happy endings.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
The Morgan is a breath of fresh air in the tourist trap that is Temple Bar, writes Caroline O’Donoghue.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
Dáithí Ó Sé in conversation with Richard Fitzpatrick.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019
A fresh appeal will be launched later for information on the murder of Antoinette Smith who went missing after a David Bowie concert 32 years ago today.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
Just days after US president Donald Trump left west Clare on Friday, the sound of helicopter blades were once again in the air as legendary rock band Metallica paid an unexpected visit to the tiny village of Liscannor.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
In the summer of 1990 the biggest heavy metal band in the world stood at a crossroads.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
Here's your summer events guide for the month of June, including all things music, arts and ents.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
The worst-kept secret in Irish music has been confirmed with the announcement that Metallica are to headline Slane Castle on June 8 next year.
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018
The new dates are Metallica’s first in the UK and Europe since the September 2017 to May 2018 indoor run that broke attendance records in 29 venues across the continent.
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018
Here's what the fans thought.
Fri, 18 May, 2018
The foursome arrived in Dublin earlier in the week and judging by their social media accounts they’ve been loving every minute.
Thu, 17 May, 2018
Wed, 03 Jan, 2018
The man who brought huge international singers like Jon Bon Jovi and Paul Heaton to his tiny pub in Co Meath over the last 10 years will pull his last pint on New Year's Eve.
Fri, 29 Dec, 2017
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017
When you see that iconic duo of Slash and Axl Rose back-to-back belting out a long-loved hit it’s like no time at all has elapsed.
Mon, 29 May, 2017
Sat, 27 May, 2017
IF a suicide bomber launched an attack at the Guns N’ Roses concert in Slane Castle tonight, or say, at one of the concerts planned for the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh, how would our emergency services cope?
Ahead of Guns N' Roses appearance at Slane Castle over the weekend, we look back at this 2014 exclusive interview with guitarist Slash, as he spoke to Ed Power about being sober and jamming with Rory Gallagher.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
MCD also stressed that crowd surfing and moshing not permitted at the venue.
Wed, 19 Apr, 2017
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
Mon, 26 Dec, 2016
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Who won? You decide.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
Tickets are priced from €89.50 incl. booking fee and on sale this Friday, December 9 at 9am.
Sat, 08 Oct, 2016
Up for auction are some fine and decorative arts from the collection of AJF O’Reilly, writes Des O’Sullivan.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016
Sat, 24 Sep, 2016
The Irish Georgian Society has called for urgent State action to save what remains of historic Vernon Mount House in Cork, which was gutted in a suspected arson attack.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
Tue, 16 Feb, 2016
Croke Park will have to apply for special permission to host any more concerts this year — after both dates for the highly anticipated Bruce Springsteen concerts sold out in just under two hours.
Fri, 12 Feb, 2016
Des O’Sullivan previews the seventh annual James Adam Country House Collections’ sale at Slane Castle.
Sat, 10 Oct, 2015
Wed, 07 Oct, 2015
Des O’Sullivan finds Ireland represented as a female figure in The Spirit of Justice under the hammer in Co Kildare.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2015
The owner of the Jack Daniel’s brand is to build its first new distillery outside the US at Ireland’s historic Slane Castle.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
One of the great ironies of the ‘Edible Erin’ calendar is that the arrival once more of a new school year coincides with the busiest time of the year for food festivals, the season really beginning around now.
Sat, 15 Aug, 2015
As the rain pours down, a topless man waves frantic circles with a torn and tattered cowboy hat.
Mon, 01 Jun, 2015
Only in Ireland would you get several hundred soaking wet and tired concert goers make a police officer burst out laughing.
Sun, 31 May, 2015
The portaloos are in place, the wellies have been rooted out, and Penney’s has been all but cleared out of flowery headbands.
Sat, 30 May, 2015
Gardaí are planning a major clampdown on speeding this weekend in a bid to reduce the amount of fatalities on the roads during the lethal summer period.
We must be a nation of optimists — this bank holiday weekend is one of the biggest for outdoor events this year.
Henry Mountcharles has revealed that he became severely depressed and felt suicidal while receiving chemotherapy for lung cancer last year.
Tue, 14 Apr, 2015
Most of the big summer events have finalised their line-ups, with tickets already up for grabs. Ed Power rounds up 10 of the best
Fri, 27 Mar, 2015
Got a gig-goer, a gamer or even a gadget-freak on your pressie list? Ed Power runs through some entertainment options that might help ease your shopping worries.
Fri, 12 Dec, 2014
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